Saturday, 29 November 2014

Sigh, not that sort of sigh, this sort..emotional, expressive, thankful, appreciative

This is why I spend so much time reading poetry blogs, going to festivals and more:

The woman at the workshop

Why does the word 'sigh' imply entirely the wrong thing? With all its words, English just fails,  and needs phrases instead, lengthy explanations. It has to be created freshly each time in order to actually say anything. How can anyone learn English?

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